GUWAHATI, June 10 � Twenty out of 26 students who were selected under Oil India Limited (OIL)�s landmark initiative �Utkarsh Superb 30� to provide them professional coaching for engineering entrance examinations, have qualified for admission into premier institutions like IIT, NIT, Indian Institute of Space and Scientific Technology, Assam Engineering College, Jorhat Engineering College, NERIST, etc.
The OIL launched this initiative in Guwahati in July last year to provide this coaching to a group of around 30 students coming from economically challenged families of the region. The initiative was launched by Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi in the presence of NM Borah, Chairman & Managing Director, OIL, other Directors of OIL and Abhayanand, Additional DGP, Bihar, and co-founder of Super 30, Patna.
The entire responsibility for managing the coaching centre was entrusted to an NGO � Centre for Social Responsibility & Leadership � under the academic guidance of Abhayanand. The total expenditure related to the centre, including boarding and lodging of the students, was borne by OIL under its Corporate Social Responsibility.
In a span of less than 10 months, the centre has produced the desired results. The excellent results produced by the centre in its very first year has encouraged OIL to expand the initiative and create a second centre at Jorhat from this year. This was stated in a press release issued today by Tridib Duvarah, Deputy Manager, Oil India Limited.